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EU-Japan Agreement: 2019 ushers in the world’s largest trade deal ever made

Written by Ngaio Olsen-Stahl Following the Second World War, both Japan and the European continent saw incredible success in rebuilding their societies. Japan notoriously fostered an economic miracle and shot up to second place of the world’s largest economies just… Continue Reading →

Empowering women and youths: Feminist peace talk with Amalkher Djibrine Souleymane

Interview conducted by Sumudu Lankika Ginigathgala Amalkher Djibrine Souleymane is the founder and President of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) in Chad. She had a dream about bringing together African youths in order to make change and during… Continue Reading →

EST Ambassadors on the 2019 European Elections: PART 2

Your Vote, Your Europe To see Part 1 of the Common Article written by our team of International Ambassadors, along with the introduction written by our International Officer, please click here. Greece: European Elections: An opportunity to increase the democratic… Continue Reading →

EU Army – Pipe Dream

Written by Bruno Castro, EST Ambassador to Portugal In the last few weeks, the creation of a European Army was back on the international agenda. After Macron, it was Merkel´s turn to publicly endorse the French President´s idea. However, either… Continue Reading →

January: Brussels Briefing

A new, important year for Europe has come! 2019 marks the 20th year of our euro currency, which was born on January 1, 1999. Let’s look at our headlines:   What to expect for 2019 Romania holds the European Council… Continue Reading →

EU-Turkey’s Alışveriş

Written by Stelios Kavvadias Turkey has been at the doorstep of Europe since 1987, when the European Economic Community, the predecessor of the European Union, received its accession application. However, it was only in 2005—almost 20 years later—that the negotiations for… Continue Reading →

Genome Editing: Sailing in turbulent waters

Written by Christos Tsagkaris The participants of the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong (Nov. 26, 2018) witnessed the very first announcement of a gene therapy trial on human embryos. The Chinese researcher, He Jiankui and his… Continue Reading →

Internet Governance

Written by Stelios Kavvadias In 2017 the number of Internet users surpassed 4 billion, as a result, among others, of the immense yearly improvements of digital infrastructure worldwide (Mcdonald, 2018). This means that by June 2017, 51% of the world’s… Continue Reading →

European Army

Written by Roger Chamma It is true that the army as a concept is a timeless mechanism of defense, Its function and value is of particular concern to sociologists and political scientists. From city-states to empires and the formation of… Continue Reading →

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